Tag: Vacation

12 Road Trip Hacks to Make Car Rides Easier for Kids

By Deena Campbell The American Automobile Association reported that this holiday season travel by automobile will account for 95% of all holiday travel. Mamas know family road trips call for creative thinking—playing the license plate game and piling up the car with snacks will only entertain little ones for so long. We caught up with Gregg Murset, CEO of BusyKid (and a father of six who…

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How Safe Are These Thanksgiving Activities Amid COVID-19?

By: Sarah Jacoby What’s the safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving amid COVID-19? Some traditional activities, like a big dinner with visiting friends and family, are riskier than others this year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate at all—you just have to be careful and lower the risks as much as possible for yourself and others. To prevent the spread of…

How to Ask for More Vacation Time

If you’re like most Americans, you don’t get nearly enough vacation time from your employer. The average American worker gets only ten paid vacation days after a year of employment (plus, generally, federal holidays and paid sick leave). That’s pretty paltry, especially compared with time-off norms in other industrialized countries. What you may not realize, though, is that you can often negotiate more vacation…